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Powerful earthquake strikes between Jamaica and Cuba

A magnitude 7.7 earthquake occurred between Cuba and Jamaica on Tuesday afternoon.

Trump administration halts cruises to Cuba under new rules

The Trump administration on Tuesday imposed major new travel restrictions on visits to Cuba by U.S. citizens, banning stops by cruise ships and ending a heavily used form of educational travel as it seeks to further isolate the communist government.

Strongest tornado in 8 decades hits Cuba; 3 dead, 172 hurt

A tornado and pounding rains smashed into the eastern part of Cuba's capital overnight, toppling trees, bending power poles and flinging shards of metal roofing through the air as the storm cut a path of destruction across eastern Havana.

Cruise staffer missing 22 hours found ‘waving their arms’ in ocean

A cruise ship worker who went overboard and apparently treaded water for some 22 hours was in stable condition Monday, a day after being rescued by a crew from another passing cruise ship.

Cuba official: 110 dead in crash, recorder found

Cuba's transportation minister says 110 people were killed in Friday's plane crash near Havana.

Airliner with 110 aboard crashes in Cuba, 3 said to survive

A plane has crashed in Havana, Cuba, CBS News confirms. It appears to have been an internal flight.

Cruises to Cuba launching out of Charleston

The first- ever cruise to Cuba from the Port of Charleston will launch in November of 2019, according to Carnival Cruise Line.

Miguel Diaz-Canel, 57, selected as next president of Cuba

Cuba on Wednesday selected 57-year-old First Vice President Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez as sole candidate to succeed Raul Castro as president of Cuba.

County pays $15K to FBI fugitive, part of Freeman Park land deal

What does Tupac Shakur, Cuba and Freeman Park have in common? The three have a strange connection that resulted in a check for more than $15,000 being released after a decade.

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UNCW students return for first day of classes

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